R.I.P. Carl Kasell, longtime NPR newscaster and scorekeeper of Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! 

NPR reports that one of its own, longtime Morning Edition host and beloved Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! scorekeeper Carl Kasell, has died. Kasell, who had been on the radio since he was 16 years old and practiced his “radio voice” for years before that, died from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84.


New York Times finally gets around to writing an obituary for Sylvia Plath, 14 other historic women

Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, The New York Times dedicated a substantial number of column inches to an area in which their publication has been lacking: Obituaries for women. As the new interactive feature notes, the Times has published thousands of obits since the paper’s founding in 1851 and “the…